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Oct 7, 2012 11:00pm PDT
pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor. >>> rewriting the book on public education in california, the changes coming and the debate over their effectiveness next. >> they just performed flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> the president defending his presidential debate performance. the push in the final month of campaigning. >> good evening. it is live, doppler radar. rain drops and the day you can expect it as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. ,,,,,,,, -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill. you get something extra rewards... ...for the way i shop... for buying the things i like. instant offers, points balance, right here on my smart phone. [ frank ] join today at raley's dotcom, or at your store. ...it rewards you... for being you. [ frank ] raley's, bel air, and nob hill. for food, for family, and now, something extra -- for you. its called
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Oct 7, 2012 5:30pm PDT
dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. >>> from the cbs 5 weather center good evening. high temperatures across the bay area. unseasonably cool for this time of year. 62 degrees in san francisco to 77 in sonoma. it's a live weather camera looking out towards the marine layer. streaming across the coastal areas. will be pushing on shore tonight. current air temperature stands from 74 degrees in redwood city. low 70s at this hour in liver more with westerly at 15. santa rosa is 70. low 60s in san francisco. another view this time looking out towards the bay. 66 degrees in oakland and alameda. your forecast tonight partly cloudy in overnight. sunset officially at 6:42. lots of clear skies. otherwise tomorrow, we'll continue that thing with the partly cloudy conditions. does call for a chance of a shower in the forecast. we'll pinp
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
benefit of educating the maritime industry and creating jobs. >> no one's really done this before to be able to maintain ships like this and to be able to exfoliating paint. >> reporter: thanks to a solid scrap metal market 15 ships are making money as opposed to an environmental mess and there's more war that came from. patrick sedillo cbs 5 -- there's more where that came from. patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >>> before we get to 90s, we have other stuff to get through, ro. >> i think first, dana and i, she says it was cooler than yesterday. i think the only way, right here. >> let's go. >> throw down. >> it was definitely a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. let's pinpoint the temperatures. we were unseasonably cool up to 14 degrees today in san jose only topping off at 63. santa rosa about 11 degrees below normal. san francisco typically we should be at 70 but instead today 61. and we should be at 79 in livermore but instead today a pair of sixes. now our live cbs 5 weather camera indicates that clouds are trying to clear out. official sundown at 6:35. temperatures now into the upper
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Oct 7, 2012 7:30am PDT
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. it was a tough day and night on the diamonds. both teams dropped the post season openers. >> it's not over yet. the a's started with a bang yesterday in detroit, center fielder cocoa crisp leads off the game with a home run off of verlander to put the a's up 1- 0, verlander struck out 11 batters in 7 innings of work. nine this morning, pacific time. closer to home, matt game two set to begin at 9:00 this morning. up with hour from now. close toe home, mat took the mound against the reds. cincinnati, jumps out in to early lead on a 2-run homer. philip in thi
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Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
party set up a day of action today going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there oh they say this is important. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> so it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, and then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have note yet made up their minds. >> it's a lot more investigating the deal. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude and sad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still, door to door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis, it does improve turnout. and so for now, we're stuck with this system. wellsite what the -- see what the future h
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Oct 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
ago for promoting girls education and criticizing the militant group. pakistani doctors say she needs more surgery and rehabilitation. >> funeral services will be held tomorrow for arlen specter. he died yesterday following a long battle with cancer. he was 82 years old. specter was a republican turned democrat who was ousted from office. sharyl attkisson has our report. >> reporter: during most of his 30 years in the senate, arlen specter was best known as a moderate republican, serving on the powerful senate judiciary committee where he's remembered for his aggressive questioning of anita hill during the supreme court nomination for clarence thomas in 1991. he was a ranking member who quickly climbed the political ranks to become pennsylvania's longest serving senator. >> i won the election because of my attention to pennsylvania over 24 years. >> reporter: arlen specter had made a name for himself as philadelphia's district attorney gaining national attention in the '60s when he served on the warren commission which investigated the kennedy assassination. he's credited with c
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Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
voters' attention and both parties are doing their best to educate people before they head to the polls. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on how the campaigns are taking a personal approach. >> this election is very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on, the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democrat party set up a day of action today, going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there, and you say, oh, this is important, i should know the issues. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made, we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude a
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Oct 7, 2012 8:30am PDT
schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. it's something you're born with. and inspires the things you choose to do. you do what you do... because it matters. at hp we don't just believe in the power of technology. we believe in the power of people when technology works for you. to dream. to create. to work. if you're going to do something. make it matter. >> schieffer: some of our stations are leaving us now. for most of you we'll be back with an all-star baseball panel, including former dodger manager tony lasorda and dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off c
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Oct 7, 2012 6:00am PDT
an educator, teaching members of congress about his clients' issues. >> the most important function a lobbyist provides is to provide facts and information. >> reporter: but first they have to get their foot in the door. >> hi, congressman, how are you? reporter: the business of lobbying is shrouded in secrecy. >> great to meet you. reporter: we were given rare access to the inner workings. including this networking event for lobbyists and their guests. >> i really specialize in technology and helping those small technology companies through the process. >> you find that champion for your cause and you ride that for all its worth. >> reporter: our cameras were allowed along on actual lobby visits, being conducted most any time congress is in session. davis is such a familiar face in the halls of the capitol, republican congresswoman mary bono mack greets him with a kiss. >> lobbyists trade on -- if you want to use the bad word -- trade on friendships. >> excuse me. this is a won woman. >> do i ever ask a friend to do something contrary to their values and judgment on the facts? neve
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Oct 11, 2012 4:30am PDT
further cuts to public safety and education. when asked about prop 30 with only a prescription, 38% said they would vote no. 33% said yes. 29% not certain. but when prop 30 was explained in detail, the results were different. take a look. the yes respondents outnumbered the nos 45 to 39%. prop 30 would temporarily raise the state sales tax by .25% and raise the income tax on those earning more than a quarter million dollars a year. >>> what a day for bay area baseball fans. as and giants both digging deep last night. right field, base hit, the oakland as will live another day game five tomorrow! >> why did i go to bed last night? the tigers were ahead by two in the bottom of the 9th when the as brought in three runs to win. seth smith knocked in two and you saw what coco crisp did to bring hunter pence home. game time today at 6:30 at the coliseum. >>> and the ball high and deep will it stay fair? that is way, way out of here. pablo sandoval. >> and the giants pounded the reds in cincinnati 8-3. that series even at two games apiece. the home team has lost every game in the series. the go
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Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
other people are and it's been wonderful having you here. and you are an educator, you taught for a number of years, doctorate in english literature. but you always found -- you had a home, you said -- and a parish where you said mass. >> oh, yes. >> so you never let yourself get away from being a parish priest. do you feel that same way today? >> i do very much. i think -- well, it's interesting, even the theologians call being a bishop the fullness of the priesthood. it's the same priesthood that the priests exercise, the same sacraments that the deacons receive, we all cooperate in different ways and in different dimensions to the life of the church. so it isn't just being out there alone performing. it's being together in shepherding and caring for the people. >> we have just a little bit of time for you to tell us what's in the future for you. >> retirement. >> or that time when you get away from the administration as we say. >> after the new archbishop is installed, i will move into the -- what's called the archbishop's house on the grounds of the st. patrick's seminary in men
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Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
higher education this year. new data shows tuition and fees at private colleges rose 3.9%. the good news, this year's increase in private college tuition is the smallest on record. >>> investigators new believe that a u.s. border patrol agent killed in arizona was shot by two fellow agents. the deadly shooting happened last week about five miles north of the mexico/arizona border. the border patrol agents union says agent nicholas ivie opened fire thinking the fellow agents were armed smugglers. he was killed in the return fire. >>> former penn state football coach jerry sandusky will be sentenced tomorrow. that's after a hearing determines whether or not he is a sexually violent predator. the assistant coach was at the center of a child sexual abuse scandal and convicted on 45 charges. sandusky is expected to get life in prison. >>> a farmer at the center of a deadly outbreak has issued a voluntary recall. it's being taken as a precaution because of the risk of potential contamination. the centers for disease control and prevention says there are now more than 90 confirmed cases of fung
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Oct 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. high . a gallon of unlead wrap. >>> at the rate they were rising it was bound to happen. california gas prices have hit an all-time average high. a gallon of unleaded regular gas is now pricing at $4.61. that's up 12 cents from just yesterday. some stations are even charging $5 a gallon. if you have had to fill up this week, you know the feeling. >> there's nothing else i can say except it hurts a lot. i think every time we turn around we're hit with something else. >> that's quite a hike. i mean, it's not even step by step
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Oct 9, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the country bringing together investigators and victims like the petersons in an effort to educate unsuspecting consumers on one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. >> had we been able to go to something like this i don't think we ever would be in a position we are right now. >> reporter: financial fraud red flags, if someone guarantees your investment is safe, they promise returns of over 10% a year, or they tell you that investment is confidential. amend it's important to remember these con artists often develop close relationships for the sole purpose of defrauding someone. the petersons' best friends waited a year before asking them to invest. on the consumerwatch, julie watts, cbs 5. >>> on the surface, you might not see much progress. but coming up, the action behind the scenes. presidio parkway transformation. >> got a beautiful evening in the bay area and surf's up in hawaii. we'll have video after a break. >>> what does president obama think of the 49ers? i'm dennis o'donnell. we have his opinion coming up. and how the giants kept hope alive today in cincinnati.
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am PDT
temperatures near 90. >>> it's the foundation to any good education, reading. but not all kids like to read. >> it's true. for some they need a little added motivation. our lady of grace in castro valley found the perfect plan. that's why they are cbs 5's "cool school" of the week. william briscoe is not your typical principal. he prides himself in knowing each an every one of of his 230 students. at castro valley's our lady of grace school. >> it's cool because after a week he was here, he learned our names. after one week. >> reporter: he is also a brilliant motivator. >> we're reading. >> reporter: he has given the kids incentive to hit the books. a month long reading challenge. >> this is a fox. >> reporter: the students read a combined 100,000 minutes in october of 2010. >> he is looking for dinner. >> reporter: the principal said they could green slime him with shampoo. guess what. he got slimed. >> the vo5 shampoo got under the goggles and i was temporarily blinded for five minutes so i had to kind of feel may way over to my office. >> sometimes you want to read for a purpose
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Oct 12, 2012 7:00am PDT
behind it. but there's hope. prop thirty-eight really does send new education dollars straight to our schools... ...and thirty-eight keeps it there. don't be misled by the politicians. to really help our schools, vote yes on thirty-eight. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it's 8:25. i'm frank mallicoat. crews are on the scene of a large fire involving several buildings in san francisco at the "squat & gobble" restaurant. it broke out around 6:30 this morning. it forced the closure of muni's westport central train tunnel. now that effects the k, l and the m lines. the bus bridge has been set up to move passengers past that area. >>> the best baseball story of the year is over. the oakland as eliminated from the play-offs last night with a loss at home to the tigers in game 5. but the giants won yesterday. they advance to the national league championship series. game one set to go sunday either against the nats or cards, whoever wins tonight. traffic and weather coming right up. >>> good morning. well, unfortunately, it is anything but "friday light" o
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, malala yousufzai has deified local taliban edict and campaigned for the reist girls to an education. >> if you can help us in our education, so, please, help us. >> reporter: that put her on the taliban hit list. the extremists have threatened to come and shoot malala again if she survives. you can protect her? >> yeah, surely. you know, the state will do their best to protect her. she is a symbol of hope. she's, you know, a beacon of light for all the girls of this country. we would love to protect every malala of this country. >> reporter: that's the first tall order for pakistan security forces. the second will be to arrest malala's attackers. the police have detained and then released several people over the past few days, but so far, not the man who actually pulled the trigger. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, islamabad. >> axelrod: tensions continue to rise between neighbors turkey and syria. syria flexed the muscles today by moving tanks and troops to its border with turkey and by banning turkish airline flights over its territory. earlier this week, turkey intercepted a syrian pl
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Oct 6, 2012 11:00pm PDT
send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number.
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Oct 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
initiatives for education on the november ballot. one of them just tipped to the negative. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee with the numbers. >> reporter: allen, let's start with what propositions 30 and 38 have in common. they both raise billions of dollars for education through taxes but where that money goes is a source of contention between the two camps. and it is starting to get a little nasty in the tv ad war. >> let's see how two measures measure up. >> reporter: yes on proposition 38 takes on its competing initiative head on in a new campaign ad. >> prop 30 spends money here but lets the politicians take it out here. that's why sacramento is behind it. >> reporter: those who support prop 30 including governor brown are not happy about this new ad. >> they have gone absolutely negative. it's an attack ad against prop 30. >> reporter: 38 supporters say it's not an attack ad saying, we reject that characterization. our new ad is similar in tone and theme to all our other ads. >> prop 30 stops the cuts. >> reporter: reportedly, the governor has pushed for a positive campaign at leas
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Oct 6, 2012 5:30pm PDT
politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local schools, and guarantees the politicians can't touch it. thirty-eight will restore the education cuts from sacramento. so remember this number. thirty-eight.
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Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
diversity that is essential for providing an educational experience for all of our students to prepare them for the world they're going out to work in. >> reporter: journalism student cheyenne matthews-hoffman was admitted through that process. >> u.t. at the moment has, like, 4.5% african american students with race considered. that's a really small portion of students here, and it is kind of alienating when you don't have a lot of students on campus that look like you. >> reporter: students have differing views. angus mcleod is a senior. >> when you're taking a class on black literature and there's not a single black student in the class it-- it can be kind of a depressing experience. you lose an interpretation and a view on what you're reading, what you're studying that would be really helpful otherwise. >> reporter: senior kaitlin williams: >> it would crush me to know that i have the same qualifications as someone, and i'm not getting into graduate school just because of my skin color. >> reporter: 27 years after heman sweatt's case went to court, his great nephew graduate
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Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
traditionally have been educators. there was a time when we were teaching grade school, high school, a few people in college. but i, as it were came of age right at the end of vatican two and one of the things that we realized was we needed sisters prepared theologically to think about our own life as well as to teach. so i was sent to study theology. and as we say the rest of history. i've been doing it ever since. but all of us are educated, if you want to put it in term of of academics for whatever we want to do. we're not all teachers in the sense of being in the classroom somewhere. although a fair number of us are. so we're all engaged in preaching the gospel, most of us through some form of helping other people to come to understand the faith and practices and live it better. so it might bun usual that i'm teaching at the graduate level in theology. but the teaching part of it the academic part of it is not. >> it's been there. how many sisters if your order. >> about 400. how many nuns are there in the united states? >> that's very hard. you so take attendance everyday. but we esti
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: gathering of labor, nonprofit, and education heeders blasted the chamber's report before its release. >> they're going to put forward one study to say minimum wage doesn't work and there were 20 studies that say it's good for the people in our community. >> the doomsday scenario that the opponents of this measure are empty threats. the real doom day are in the homes of this community that are trying to make ends meet and failing. >> reporter: and so the chamber of commerce has managed to raise $276,000 to fight the minimum wage like. the unions have raised 2/3 of that. this is a closely watched race in november. . >>> also tonight, a hercules neighborhood is remembering a beloved grandmother found murdered in his own home. this comes as the f.b.i. has joined the investigation into this crime. elizabeth cook on what the family is doing on its own to try to find the killer. >> reporter: in a stunning show of support, hundreds of family and friends marched behind susie ko's husband and four children as they walked to the vigil. calvin ko spoke to the crowd. >> everybo
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm PDT
ruppersberger: one of the main reasons we are having this investigation is to educate the citizens in business in the united states of america. in the telecommunications world, once you get the camel's nose in the tent, you can go anywhere. >> kroft: their overriding concern is this-- that the chinese government could exploit huawei's presence on u.s. networks to intercept high-level communications, gather intelligence, wage cyber war, and shut down or disrupt critical services in times of national emergency. >> jim lewis: this is a strategic industry, and it's like aircraft or space launch or computers, i.t. it's a strategic industry in the sense that an opponent can gain serious advantage, can gain serious benefit from being able to exploit the telecommunications network. >> kroft: jim lewis has followed huawei's explosive growth for years from the state department and the commerce department, where his job was to identify foreign technologies that might pose a threat to national security. how did they get so big and so cheap so quickly? >> lewis: two answers. first, steady, extensi
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Oct 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
competing for for voters. i think you need to speak to the women, particularly the noncollege-educated white women who will be key in ohio and those key states. >> i think that's where the vice president really hurt his ticket is because as women looked at that debate, there is nothing that is more offensive to us than to see a man constantly interrupt and be offensive and boorish in his behavior and have no respect for somebody trying to have a legitimate debate. i haven't talked to a woman who hasn't looked at that debate and not responded and said that was just awful and obnoxious. when you say-- >> bay, i talked to women who didn't have that reaction. including my mom. so the list-- you're drawing out what you want to draw out. >> i talk to a lot of women who are apolitical. i just know that women do not like that. but the second point, i agree that the debate itself, whoever won or lost that, is not going to change the vote. but what remains in their mind is who the serious ticket here? who are the two candidates that are really going to address the issues? and i think the two deb
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Oct 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT
fighting terrorism and trying to ensure that young people have a proper education and in supporting her. >>> a gunman fired and hit her on the head as she road home on her school bus. they say damaged bones need to be repaired and replaced. she was able to move her hands and leg ace few days ago but needs intensive rehabilitation. >> she'll get long-term care here at queen elizabeth hospital in birmingham, about two hours away from london. doctors here specialize in treating children with severe injuries. >> support for her is stretching around the world. tens of thousands real flammable liquid pakistan. school children chanted we are with you. her classmates say they will stay in school and won't let threats from the taliban scare them. >> taliban commanders ordered all girl schools to close years ago. she launched a campaign to keep them open and won i an award for her bravery. that's why they claim they shot her and say they will try to kill her again if she recovers. sky diving from the edge of space. why the experience was so humbling. >> that fog, very thick this morning. now brea
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Oct 12, 2012 4:30am PDT
education reform. >>> security is tight on indonesia's resort island of bali as survives and victims' families mark 10 years since two deadly nightclub bombings. the explosions killed 202 people in 2002. more than 2,000 police officers and military personnel have been deployed to guard today's memorial services. that's because the government detected some possible terrorist activity. >>> 4:47. 14 people have died from the rare meningitis outbreak. at least 170 more are sick. the outbreak is linked to a tainted steroid shot made by a massachusetts company. it was given to 14,000 people to treat back pain. the company can face criminal charges. >>> the new iphone knows where you are at all times. apple has quite thely started tracking users -- quietly started tracking users and tell advertisers what you want to know. we'll tell you how to opt out. larry magid says it's not an intuitive process or in the privacy settings like you might thing. >> i do blame them of i think that if you're going to give people the ability to control their privacy you should make it obvious how they do it a
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Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm PDT
every day. and today's topic by the way education. >> new unemployment claims have taken a dramatic dip falling to a four-year low. 339,000 people filed for first time benefits last week. that's 30,000 fewer than the week before. and the lowest number since february of 2008. but the numbers may not be accurate. the labor department says one state may not have finished processing its claims before the reporting deadline. it's not naming the state but does say it's a large one. >>> an argument between a man and his father ended with a deadly officer-involved shooting. it happened last night at an apartment on reeves street in santa clara. police thought they had resolved the issue between the two men but as they turned to leave, there was more yelling and police say the 41-year-old man was holding a knife against his 66-year-old father. >> despite the repeated commands to drop the knife, the son refused and fearing for the safety of the father, the officers -- three officers fired their weapons in order to stop the son's assault. >> as to why all three officers fired, well, the depart
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
homeowners next on the consumerwatch. ,,,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. now, with more than a dozenw cases and another patient 's died. cbs reporter drew levn >>> the deadly outbreak of meningitis continues to expand. with more than a dozen new cases and one who died drew levinson tells us most people don't even know they have been infected. >> reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention says more than 13,000 people may have been exposed to fungal meningitis linked to tainted steroids injections. it's cau
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Oct 13, 2012 6:30pm PDT
door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there they say oh this is important. i should know the issues and i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's what's really a combination of getting stuff in the mails seeing what's on tv and them that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with people out the street. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude. and bad when people are trying to sway. it's just a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still, door to door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis it does improve turnout. and so for now, we're stuck with this system. we'll see what the future holds. >> reporter: in berkeley, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> today both candidates
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Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm PDT
public safety and education. surveyusa asked that question two different ways. first, simple question: how certain are you to vote to raise taxes? the majority 38% said no. but when prop 30 was explained in detail the results were different. the majority said that they would vote to raise the sales tax temporarily by a quarter percent. and raise the income tax on those earning more than $250,000 a year. >>> thousands of californians are getting hit with a new fee to pay for fire prevention services. as cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts explains, what you have to pay depends on where you live. >>> reporter: >> this is a bill i got from the state of california for extra fire fees. >> reporter: the bill came last month and it caught barry by surprise. >> i didn't know what it was. i thought it was a scam. >> reporter: it wasn't. barry is one of more than 800,000 california homeowners who live in state responsibility areas highlighted in red here. they are now receiving bills averaging $150 to help cover the cost of preventing wildfires. and many are not pleased. >> i feel that i p
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Oct 11, 2012 7:00am PDT
fight to get girls education. the local government is offering a $104,000 award for information leading to her attackers but she does remain in critical condition. mark phillips is in london with her story. good morning. >> reporter: the latest medical bulletin on malala yousufzai's condition is she's still critical, still unconscious, and still on a ventilator and doctors removed a bullet lodged near her spine and moving her to another hospital with better critical care facilities. >> chances are for several days. fairly good chances. >> reporter: it's been two days since the taliban in pakistan tried to kill malala yousufzai. and kill her dream of equal education rights for girls. she's clinging to life. and judging from the reaction of men and women so does her dream. she was a prime target for the taliban who don't think women should have any rights. it's this kind of talk they try to silence. >> they can't stop me. i'll get my education if it's at home, school or any place. save our schools, save our pakistan. >> reporter: local pakistani officials in the swat valley where
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
door about $10 billion a year about $3 billion pays off education debt. and another around 6 or $8 billion will go to an education protection account. it is that that account can't be used by any other -- for any other purpose. however, that money then frees up the same amount of money in the general fund so that those sacramento politicians can use that money to pay for other things can pay for pensions, social programs or whatever jet ski, whatever they want. so the truth is, politicians can touch the mon -- can't touch the exact money in the account but can spend now what is freed up in the general fund so each side is pointing at each other. they are both wrong. >> a little politics there. i guess there's opposition especially for one family. tell us about that. >> i have to tell you the munger family is off jerry brown's christmas list. that's for sure. charles munger was a vice president at berkshire hathaway so a very wealthy violent working with warren buffett. his two children one is charles junior one is molly, charles is a -- charles junior is a republican and very activ
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. hercules woman who was founn her home late friday night. since then, >>> fbi agents have joined the murder investigation of a hercules woman found in her home friday night. since then her home on ash court and redwood road has become a major crime scene with plenty of unanswered questions. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo is live in hercules with late information from investigators. ann. >> reporter: it's been three days since susie ko has been found inside her home and it's still a crime scene. law enforcement was here for 7 hours zeroing in on the home whil
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Oct 14, 2012 8:30am PDT
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Oct 8, 2012 2:00am PDT
level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> schieffer: that's it for today. we'll see you right here next week on "face the nation." ,,,,
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Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
malala's high-profile campaign to guarantee girls an education that put her on the taliban hit list. as students around the country fayed for her recovery today, pakistan's prime minister came to the hospital to pay tribute. hospital to pay tribute. >> reporter: but to demonstrators in islamabad, ehose were empty words. pakistanis are used to hearing about acts of violence, especially violence against women. but this attack on malala has shocked people who thought they were unshockable. immediately after the shooting, her friends described the savage attack. shazia ramzan, who was also deunded said armed men stopped the school bus that day and demanded "which one is malala?" then, as kainat riaz, they started shooting. it's a miracle that at such range thnge the gunmen didn't kill these two girls or malala who now needs round-the-clock ilitary protection as she fights to recover. fi elizabeth palmer, cbs news, islamabad. ac pelley: the nobel peace prize was awarded today to the european union, the political and economic group of 27 countries. the citation says the e.u. has saintained pe
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
colorado education association. she says legalizing marijuana contradicts the anti-drug message taught in schools. >> marijuana has impacts, negative impacts on attention span, brain development, all of these things that impact learning. >> reporter: colorado's governor and local law enforcement officials here worry about a potential conflict with federal law. that makes possessing or growing marijuana a crime. >> jefferson county sheriff ted minks fears it will attract outers to grow here and sell to the rest of the country. >> i live in the colorado-- it is not what i think colorado is about. to become the marijuana capital of the united states. state representative jonathan singer supports the idea of treating marijuana like alcohol. a former drug counselor, singer has seen the effects of drug abuse but he says most people who use marijuana do so responsibly. >> marijuana has the potential just like any other drug to hurt people and people need to make that informed decision. but this is not cocaine. this is not meth this is not heroin. >> reporter: a win here could boost legallizat
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm PDT
was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. over the course of >>> the a's need to come home and see if the fans can change course. >> last week and they took three games from the texas rangers and people didn't think they could do it. may just have to do it again. over the course of the season the a's have earned the nickname the come back kids. they are going to have to come back once more. a's up 2-1 against detroit. there were two on, two out. sean pitching. and he did his job. pop fly. this will be the third out except no, the basket catch did not work. the tigers take it 3-2 lead. 8th inning. s
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Oct 10, 2012 7:00am PDT
taliban are actually proud of targeting a teenage girl who wants an education. a taliban spokesman called her, quote, the symbol of inif a dells and obscenity. unquote. in fact, malala is a devout muslim. she rose to prominence as a symbol of resistance to curtail education for girls when they took control of the swat valley in 2009. at age 11 she was writing an anonymous blog about life under be the taliban. in one entry entitled, i am afraid, she wrote about a terrible dream of helicopters and the taliban. fear is the taliban's primary weapon. reinforced with a willingness to use extreme violence against anyone who contradicts their medieval rules. her willingness to speak out gave her a nomination for the children's peace prize. >> there are people whose voices have been suppressed and people are living in fear but i think there will be many malala's in this country. i have all the faith. >> reporter: today school children made a point of praying for her. medical officials say that malala will be kept in the hospital for a few more days and then if necessary moved onto the unite
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Oct 11, 2012 4:00am PDT
critical condition this morning. she became a taliban target by supporting education for girls and criticizing the militant group. the taliban says it will target her again. >>> the nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis has spread to a dozen states. now health investigators are looking at two companies that made the tainted drug. danielle nottingham reports. >> reporter: a second massachusetts drugmaker is shutting down over tainted vials of steroid injections. ameridose llc is run by the same executives who operate the new england compounding center. the company that made the contaminated drugs. >> the request for a temporary suspension of operations will allow for an on sight investigation while continuing to safeguard public health. >> the centers for disease control says 13,000 doses of the drug were administered nationwide since may. 137 people have developed fungal meningitis, 12 have died. state officials want to know why the company was distributing the drugs at all outside massachusetts. governor duvall patrick says necc is only licensed to make drugs there. >> they wer
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Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
education for girls. she was a celebrity, really. er schools why islamic ertremists stopped her school ans and shot her. candlelight marches were held in ion,stani cities. malala is in critical condition, but we're told that she's able to move her arms and legs slightly. risk fromay be at risk from the very ocean they call home. that's next. optimal health: s t your in every bottle you get the number one doctor and pharmacist recommended, most complete multivitamin backed by thirty years of science. try centrum® silver. visit centrum-dot-com for your three dollar coupon. that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children wi
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Oct 10, 2012 4:00am PDT
for girls education. the attack was criticized by the pakistani government and u.s. state department. >> directing violence at children is barbaric, cowardly and our hearts go out to her and the others who were wounded as well as fair family. >> the taliban called her receivism a new chapter and said we have to finish the chapter. >> the supreme court begins rethinking affirmative action. they will hear argument whether colleges can use race when considering admissions. abigail fisher, a white woman said she was denied admission to the university of texas because of race. nine years ago the court ruled schools can use race to diversify their student body. >> the judge in the trial of jerry sandusky says he expect the 68-year-old to die in prison. sandusky was sentenced 30 to 60 years behind bars for sexually abusing 10 boys. some of his victims were in court. sandusky maintains his innocence throughout. the scandal rocked the school and caused long time football coach joe paterno his job. >> watching and waiting as the meningitis outbreak spread to another state. patients
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Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
have a right to education. the taliban accused her of quote western thinking. elizabeth palmer reports from islamabad. >> reporter: malala yousufzai is on a ventilator at the moment and she's still one sedation according to the pakistani military spokesman. she's in an army hospital. her condition is said to be stable and her surgical team says that at the moment there's no plan to move her abroad for more specialist treatment. malala yousufzai's shooting last week by taliban extremists in her home town near the afghan border has shocked the country. just 14 years old, she and two classmates also injured but less seriously were attacked after gunmen stopped their school bus. the girls say the men were specifically after malala yousufzai. it's no surprise. since 2009 defying local taliban edicts she's been a fearless campaigner for pakistani girls right to an education. unusually even some of the most conservative religious figures in pakistan have condemned the shooting. one group of clerics even issued a fatwa, specifically saying islam approves of women seeking knowledge. pak
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Oct 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
education isn't just for boys. >> they cannot stop me. i will get my education if it in home, school or any place. >> osgood: when she survived being shot in the head the group vowed it would again try to kill her. the cruelty set off a wave of anti-taliban demonstrations across pakistan. a group of islamic claireics even issued a fatwa condemning the would-be a sass ins of a child. the girl is still on a ventilator but said to be in stable condition. it's unclear whether she sustained permanent brain damage. now we go to bob scheiffer in washington for a look at what's ahead on "face the nation. "good morning, bob. >> schieffer: good morning, charles. what did happen in libya? and why was the administration so slow to say it was the work of terrorists? >> osgood: thank you, bob scheiffer. we'll be watching. next week here on sunday morning... >> we take the paper. we basically shred it by phrase and compare it in real-time against a copy of the internet. >> osgood: ... the price of plagiarism. and... ♪ i waited till i saw the sun >> osgood: miss nora jones. ♪ i don't know why i didn't
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
bringing together investigators and victims like the petersons in an effort to educate unsuspecting consumers on one of the fastest growing crimes in the country. >> had we been able to go to something like this i don't think we ever would be in a position we are right now. >> reporter: financial fraud red flags, if someone guarantees your investment is safe, they promise returns of over 10% a year, or they tell you that investment is confidential, it's important to remember these con artists often develop close relationships for the sole purpose of defrauding someone. the petersons' best friends waited a year before asking them to invest. >> sets you up. >> yeah. >> thank you. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, measures... measure up. money to our schools. "misleading." out here. it. but there's hope. straight to our schools... keeps it there. politicians. yes on thirty-eight. hundreds of >>> i'm dana king. here's what we're working on for the 6:00 news. hundreds of prisoners including convicted killers could be taken off death row if it passes. today, how the battle over prop 34
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Oct 14, 2012 7:30am PDT
educate voter on the issue. >> you go out and say it's important, i should know the issues and i think it's e ffective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's a combination of getting stuff in the mail and seeing things on tv and the direct contact that brings the deal home. >> we spoke with a lot of people on the street who have not made up their mind. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: most people don't. >> i think it's actually rude and bad when people are trying to sway you. it's a personal opinion. and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough that i can make up my own mind. >> door to door campaigning won't end soon. >> it does improve turnout, for now, we're stuck with this system. we'll see what the system holds. >> people like to be asked for their vote. >> that is right. you don't like to be told t hings. they like someone saying can you or will you vote that way. but when it comes to your home and you're talking about k nocking on your front door, we followed the folks around
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
"timesaver traffic" coming up. ,,,, dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. >>> good morning. it is certainly "holiday light" heading towards the bay bridge toll plaza. it actually looks good across the upper deck. we had an earlier accident on the skyway but that is now long since cleared. traffic is moving fine into san francisco. it's actually the opposite direction where we're starting to see slower speeds. look at this towards the lower deck. there must be a stall or something heading towards oakland because 101 is backed up. looks like to the 280 interchange
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Oct 15, 2012 7:00am PDT
promoting girl's education, horrified people in britain as well as pakistan and the united states. there's also a sense she will be safer here than in pakistan where the taliban has already threatened to kill her if she recovers. >>> charlie d'agata, thank you. >>> you may also remember the fear last year over giving the hpv vaccine to pre teen girls. a new study says girls who got the vaccine are no more sexually active than unvaccinated girls. the hpv vaccine protects against cervical cancer linked to the human papillomavirus a sexually transmitted disease. very few of the girls who were vaccinated at age 11 or 12 had donny of those things. >>> more senior citizens who took reverse mortgages are getting pushed out of their homes. federal and state regulators say older americans are being targeted by crooked lenders. some widows are facing eviction after their names were left off the deed by brokers. the default rate is about 9.5% of the loans, that's up 7% compared to over ten years ago. >>> there are over 140 million twitter users in the world. a new survey found the average us
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